Travel Interests

There is a lot to experience in this world from the viewpoint of a wheelchair. We all have different needs, desires, things we are or not willing to put up with. But perhaps reading about what other wheelchair travelers have done, discovering what is possible, will drive you to stretch your wings and experience more. Take that cross-country trip, cruise or exotic excursion you have been dreaming about. Go hiking. Go skydiving. Go scuba diving. Get out there! If there is a will there is a way. 

7-Day Western Caribbean Disney Fantasy Cruise

As you may have read in my last articles, my wife and I are Disney nuts. Back in 2010 we took the plunge and became Disney Vacation Club members. As part of signing up, we received a special allotment of points that had to be used up within a short amount of time, so...

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Access at Stonehenge in the UK of Great Britain

I grew up with a father who LOVED watching Stonehenge documentaries, so when I went to England the first time, you better bet I drove the 3 hours from where we were staying (Dover) to see the mythical and mysterious site. While it didn't quiet reach the exuberantly...

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CA Sonoma Wine Country in the Fall

Witnessing trees changing colors on the East Coast during the crisp autumn months is an attraction all its own, but in the Sonoma Wine Country of California, you can find wine vineyards that explode with effervescent, fiery color, drawing in the eye like a moth to a...

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New Orleans Access: The French Quarter & Bourbon Street

Let me start by saying that New Orleans is a great place to visit. Great food, people, places to see, and despite the age of the city, pretty easy to get around.New Orleans is FLAT so whether you use a manual or power wheelchair, or have a cane, you won't be going...

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Pompeii, Naples Italy Archaeological Site Access

This article is based on a day trip to Pompeii we took from Naples in 2012.  We also went to Naples and Rome in 2014 and wrote articles about wheelchair access there; they can be found on the same website as this one. Because one’s capabilities, limitations and...

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Rome, Italy: Complete Travel Guide

This article is based on our trips to Rome in May/June of 2014 and 2012 with our friends Chris McCloud and Jason Shuffler, respectively, and in 2009, 2006, 2005 and 2003.  Our previous articles about wheelchair access in Rome are Rolling in Rome 2012, Rolling in Rome...

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Access to St. Louis, MO Breweries & Beer

St. Louis has made a major impact on beer culture nationally and internationally. Most people hear St. Louis beer and think, Anheuser-Busch (now InBev A-B), makers of the Budweiser family of beer. The iconic Clydesdale horses are a hit here in St. Louis and can be...

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Utah: Zion National Park Travel Guide

Of all the National Parks in Southern Utah, Zion National Park is perhaps the most unique and perhaps one of the most fertile places in the state, which is likely why so many Native American groups inhabited the area. The park itself is quite large, and the area where...

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New Jersey Beach Wheelchair Access

Island Beach State Park is one accessible beach option in NJ, which has much more than just beaches. It is located on a barrier island along the Jersey shore in Ocean County, just south of Seaside Park (Exit 82 on the Garden State Parkway).  The park has a...

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Trip to Munich Bavaria, Germany

Munich Bavaria is a beautiful wealthy first world town. Everything is thought out and of course “in ordnung” (in order). The city is very flat so you are never challenged by hilly terrain. There are sidewalk bike lanes and cars do not congest the inner city. Walking...

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15 Wheelchair Friendly Attractions on Long Island, New York

1) Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center – If you’re looking for a lovely way to spend an afternoon, the aquarium is the perfect place for a little adventure. You can admire beautiful sea creatures, see live sea lion shows, spend time with butterflies, and take a...

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Lake Powell Accessibility Review & Guide

Lake Powell is a one hundred and eighty mile-long man-made reservoir for the Colorado River that attracts millions every year. The majority of the lake stretches across Southern Utah but a small portion of the lake is in Northern Arizona and includes Glen Canyon Dam....

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Accessability of Ecuador in South America

Ecuador is a small but heavily bio-diverse country located on the west side of South America. Traveling around the country proposes challenges for those with a limited mobility as accessibility only began to be implemented during the 2007-2013 term of Vice President...

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Travel in Germany: Accessibility and Barriers

Germany has always been a country that I have always wanted see since I can remember. I have been a medieval fan for years, and anything to do with that period in time has always captured my attention. Needless to say, that Germany does boast the most castles in all...

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Santa Cruz, CA Accessible Travel Guide

The beach town of Santa Cruz is located in central California just above Monterey and below San Francisco. Santa Cruz is a very wheelchair friendly beach city with lots of activities geared towards the outdoors. You can find many beach wheelchair accessible walkways,...

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Connecticut Shoreline Get-a-Way Vacation

If you are looking for a relaxing, wheelchair-friendly weekend on the Connecticut shoreline then look no further than Mystic Seaport. Mystic is a classic family vacation spot, but it also makes a wonderful romantic weekend getaway for couples.  Just a short drive from...

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Arches National Park: Accessibility Guide

Arches National Park is one of Utah’s most visited destinations due to the plethora of wind-chiseled arches. Many of the parks iconic arches can be seen right from the road and some have accessible pathways to viewpoints or short trails, though most are unpaved....

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